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Providence Police Department to vacate space for new dorm

The Providence Police Department will be moving out of its 250 Brook St. substation to make room for a new two-building residence hall that the University plans to construct in the same area, The Herald previously reported. While the new location and rental terms of the substation have not been determined, ...

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Female leaders in fashion encourage Brown students

Although female consumers fuel the fashion industry, they are not often represented in the top-level management of many labels, with a majority of fashion houses being headed by male CEOs. To spotlight the leadership of women in the industry, The Powerhouse Women in Fashion panel held Tuesday evening ...


R.I. law requires blue card records to be destroyed

In order to purchase a pistol or revolver in Rhode Island, residents must show the seller a “blue card”: a certificate that shows the applicant has passed the state’s requisite gun safety exam. But current state laws require that all records of blue card applications be destroyed after 30 days ...


Rhode Island students take fight for civic education to courts

A group of Rhode Island students won an award for using their civic understanding to fight for civics education. The student activists, who are fighting for civic education in public schools, received the New England First Amendment Coalition’s 2020 Antonia Orfield Citizenship Award at NEFAC’s 10th ...


Summit highlights barriers created by court fines, fees

Over 100 attorneys, state government workers, community members and local advocates came together at a summit Friday to discuss how court fines and fees hinder the formerly incarcerated from successful reentry into society. The summit, entitled “Worth the Cost? Or Impediment to Reentry, Rehabilitation ...


Advocates for people experiencing homelessness react to homicide

The Providence Police Department has arrested and charged four male teenagers with manslaughter and conspiracy in the August 2019 death of Manuel Delacruz, a 50-year-old man who was homeless at the time of his assault. Delacruz was allegedly assaulted by the teenagers in July and suffered serious trauma ...


UFB forum on student group funding stirs discussion on its policies

Following the Undergraduate Finance Board’s publication of the funding totals for nearly 200 students groups last week, students expressed concerns about some of the principles that guide the Board’s funding decisions at a forum UFB hosted Wednesday evening. “UFB’s goal is to help all of the ...

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Off-campus work-study remains underfunded

Despite a 2018 working group recommendation to increase funds for the University’s Off-Campus Federal Work-Study program, funding for OCFWS remains unchanged and is still unable to support all students who want to participate. OCFWS allows students with federal work-study funding in their financial ...

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Faculty talk history of presidential impeachment

As the presidential impeachment hearings unfold in the nation’s capital, the political science department and the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy brought the conversation to College Hill. In a faculty forum Tuesday evening, the panelists discussed various aspects of the impeachment ...

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